All posts by : Whitney

How to Achieve a Roller Set on Fine/Thin Natural Hair

How to Achieve a Roller Set on Fine/Thin Natural Hair

I’ve been experimenting with new ways to wear my natural hair for about 8 months now. About a year ago, I got a fabulous Dominican blow out in NYC and some fabulous heat damage to go along with it. I was still able to wear my wash and gos when all of my hair was heat damaged. But, as the ...

4 Hairstyles for Heat Damaged Natural Hair

4 Hairstyles for Heat Damaged Natural Hair

Heat damage is like a cuss word in the natural hair community. We’ve all heard the horror stories of girls who grew their hair out for years, flat ironed it once and it never curled again. It’s so sad. I never thought my hair would get heat damaged. I subjected it to pretty harsh abuse ...

Vision Board? Make an ACTION Board

Vision Board? Make an ACTION Board

I love the concept of creating a vision board. It’s great to display pictures, encouraging words and motivational phrases that depict what you want in life. Unfortunately, most of the time a vision board is just a pretty collage. There are no specific goals or steps to achieve them. Want to ...

Take Charge of Your Hunger

Take Charge of Your Hunger

Hunger. It’s the beast that keeps us from sticking to a diet, it sabotages us when we’ve had a “good” day, week or month… Sticking to a healthy diet does not equate to being hungry all the time. Denying yourself food when you’re legitimately hungry is starvation ...

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast

As a vegetarian on Thanksgiving, you typically get the odd stares and the concerned glimpses from family members as you approach the dinner table holding a plate without turkey. I’ve been a vegetarian (really, a pescatarian) for almost 3 years now. I never thought I’d stick with it ...

5 Tips for a Flawless Red Lip

5 Tips for a Flawless Red Lip

      A perfect red lip adds a nice pop of color to almost any ensemble. But sometimes when you apply your lip color, it doesn’t turn out as flawless as you’d like. Especially, if it’s a darker shade. Here are 5 simple tips to ensure your red lip is flawless every ...

#AskSportyAfros: How to Take Care of Crochet Braids with Marley Hair

#AskSportyAfros: How to Take Care of Crochet Braids with Marley Hair

  Originally, I thought crochet braids were those horrible, shiny fake braids that were semi-popular around my middle school years. Now, thanks to some crafty and stylish beauticians and you-tubers,  this year Crochet Braids with Marley Hair have become the go-to hairstyle for many ...

#AskSportyAfros: Taking Care of Pressed Hair

#AskSportyAfros: Taking Care of Pressed Hair

In this segment of #AskSportyAfros, we’re  tackling the ever popular natural hair question – How do I care for my pressed hair?! Check out the video below to learn about my hair care regimen. #AskSportyAfros – How to Care for Pressed Hair       Pressing your hair ...